Warren Smith, founder of Sacramento Republic FC, jumps up and down as he chants “I believe that we will win” with fans during a party at 20th and K streets in midtown last September to promote the city to a delegation from Major League Soccer. Minneapolis has become the front-runner for getting an expansion team, MLS confirmed.
Warren Smith, founder of Sacramento Republic FC, jumps up and down as he chants “I believe that we will win” with fans during a party at 20th and K streets in midtown last September to promote the city to a delegation from Major League Soccer. Minneapolis has become the front-runner for getting an expansion team, MLS confirmed. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file
Warren Smith, founder of Sacramento Republic FC, jumps up and down as he chants “I believe that we will win” with fans during a party at 20th and K streets in midtown last September to promote the city to a delegation from Major League Soccer. Minneapolis has become the front-runner for getting an expansion team, MLS confirmed. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file
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Major League Soccer confirms talks with Minneapolis

March 16, 2015 12:33 PM

UPDATED March 18, 2015 07:38 AM

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